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Joseph

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  • The Odyssey

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Homer
    • Narrated By Norman Dietz
    Overall
    (62)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (17)

    Surviving the Trojan War was just the beginning of the adventure for Odysseus. What lay ahead was a journey home that would last for years as he encountered gods and monsters before finally returning home - only to face the greatest threat to his happiness of all. This translation of Homer's classic tale captures all the timeless excitement and gripping drama that have made it a favorite for centuries.

    Dan says: "A good reading of a classic"
    "Not Enough Information in the Listing"
    Overall

    Telling us that the author of Odyssey is "Homer" a person who may or may not have ever existed, misses by a wide, wide margin the essential bit of information we need to made a decision about this recording. Namely, WHO IS THE TRANSLATOR? Who took the Greek and translated it into 'contemporary' English. And what does contemporary mean in this case, 1750, 1850, 1950 2004?

    40 of 52 people found this review helpful

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